In moments of shock and terror, human beings can forget to do the smallest things – like thank the person who just sᴀᴠᴇd their life – but animals? Animals have paw-fect manners. This adorable husky dog was spotted in the town of Wells in the U.S. state of Maine, and it appears that this is the case.
The hapless hound was sɴᴀᴘᴘᴇᴅ by Wells Maine Police force in…wait for it…Wells, Maine, U.S.A, when he found his way onto the porch roof of a house – the kind of sᴘᴏᴏᴋʏ looking house that Brits can only dream of living in. They received several calls from worried residents, so popped round with the fire department to ʀᴇsᴄᴜᴇ the inquisitive dog. It looks like the dog climbed out of an upstairs sash window – but couldn’t quite figure out how to get back in. We’ve all been there, ᴀᴍɪʀɪᴛᴇ?
Firefighter Captain Nawfel took one for the team and climbed up to sᴀᴠᴇ the pooch. The official, in order to gain the canine’s trust, reportedly climbed to the top of the house’s roof and calmed him down. The firefighter grabbed him in his arms and carried him back through the window into the fireplace once they had fully understood one another. But before going in, the dog took a moment to ᴋɪss the ꜰɪʀᴇᴍᴀɴ on the cheek, as if to thank him for the ʀᴇsᴄᴜᴇ.
However, the dog wasn’t quite ready to go back in the house, and while the ꜰɪʀᴇᴍᴀɴ sat there lifting the window up for him, the pooch did one last lap of the roof, looking down on his adoring public. He then pops over to the man to plant a long ᴋɪss on his face, before starting to settle down for a snuggle with the man. Unfortunately firefighters don’t have time to cuddle dogs on duty (lives to sᴀᴠᴇ and that) so he had to pat the dog and then gently bundle him back into the house.
Wells Maine Police wrote said: “Thank you to all that called and helped sᴀᴠᴇ him. Even doggies need to be sᴀᴠᴇd sometimes!” They added: “It’s pawsatively love! Is there anything more stunning than an animal expressing gratitude?!”